Master On Campus

Creative Writing

Boise State University

24 months
24980 USD/year
24980 USD/year
8060 USD/year
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The MFA in Creative Writing from Boise State University represents a student’s mastery of one of the genres of creative writing, as well as a thorough grounding in traditional and contemporary letters. 


Students of Creative Writing from Boise State University work with a faculty of accomplished writers and produce a manuscript of publishable quality during their course of study. 

Key facts:

While the MFA is the preferred degree for teachers of creative writing, the program at Boise State University also prepares students with courses ofered in professional editing and publishing (practicum classes with Ahsahta Press and The Idaho Review), form and theory, as well as with invaluable teaching experience in the creative writing classroom

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Poetry Writing Workshop
  • Fiction Writing Workshop
  • Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop
  • Teaching Seminar
  • Form and Theory of Poetry
  • Form and Theory of Fiction
  • Small Press Production
  • Literary Journal Editing and Publishing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  • A GPA of at least 3.00 (on a 4-point scale) for the last 60 credits of undergraduate work.
  • A letter of intent explaining your goals pursuing graduate study in creative writing.
  • A writing sample consisting of thirty manuscript pages of fiction or fifteen poems.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors who are familiar with the applicant’s academic work.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24980 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24980 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24980 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8060 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Boise

810 - 1310 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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